GB2411452C - Flat and collapsible mouse - Google Patents

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GB2411452C
GB2411452C GB0417562A GB0417562A GB2411452C GB 2411452 C GB2411452 C GB 2411452C GB 0417562 A GB0417562 A GB 0417562A GB 0417562 A GB0417562 A GB 0417562A GB 2411452 C GB2411452 C GB 2411452C
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Christopher Verity Wright
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    • G06F3/00Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
    • G06F3/01Input arrangements or combined input and output arrangements for interaction between user and computer
    • G06F3/03Arrangements for converting the position or the displacement of a member into a coded form
    • G06F3/0304Detection arrangements using opto-electronic means
    • G06F3/0317Detection arrangements using opto-electronic means in co-operation with a patterned surface, e.g. absolute position or relative movement detection for an optical mouse or pen positioned with respect to a coded surface
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    • G06F3/01Input arrangements or combined input and output arrangements for interaction between user and computer
    • G06F3/03Arrangements for converting the position or the displacement of a member into a coded form
    • G06F3/033Pointing devices displaced or positioned by the user, e.g. mice, trackballs, pens or joysticks; Accessories therefor
    • G06F3/0354Pointing devices displaced or positioned by the user, e.g. mice, trackballs, pens or joysticks; Accessories therefor with detection of 2D relative movements between the device, or an operating part thereof, and a plane or surface, e.g. 2D mice, trackballs, pens or pucks
    • G06F3/03543Mice or pucks
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    • G06F3/01Input arrangements or combined input and output arrangements for interaction between user and computer
    • G06F3/03Arrangements for converting the position or the displacement of a member into a coded form
    • G06F3/033Pointing devices displaced or positioned by the user, e.g. mice, trackballs, pens or joysticks; Accessories therefor
    • G06F3/039Accessories therefor, e.g. mouse pads
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    • G06F2203/00Indexing scheme relating to G06F3/00 - G06F3/048
    • G06F2203/033Indexing scheme relating to G06F3/033
    • G06F2203/0333Ergonomic shaped mouse for one hand
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    • G06F2203/033Indexing scheme relating to G06F3/033
    • G06F2203/0337Status LEDs integrated in the mouse to provide visual feedback to the user about the status of the input device, the PC, or the user
GB0417562A 2004-08-06 2004-08-06 Flat and collapsible mouse Expired - Fee Related GB2411452C (en)

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GB0417562A GB2411452C (en) 2004-08-06 2004-08-06 Flat and collapsible mouse
EP20050768040 EP1779225A2 (en) 2004-08-06 2005-08-01 Flat and collapsible mouse
PCT/GB2005/003011 WO2006013343A2 (en) 2004-08-06 2005-08-01 Flat and collapsible mouse
US11/194,255 US7724238B2 (en) 2004-08-06 2005-08-01 Flat and collapsible mouse
TW94213465U TWM294704U (en) 2004-08-06 2005-08-08 Flat and collapsible mouse

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727 Application made for amendment of specification (sect. 27/1977)
727A Application for amendment of specification now open to opposition (sect. 27/1977)
S27 Amendment of specification after grant (sect. 27/patents act 1977)
727B Case decided by the comptroller ** specification amended (sect. 27/1977)
PCNP Patent ceased through non-payment of renewal fee

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